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Investigators document abuse at Colorado disabled center, staff cites 'paranormal activity'
Investigators document abuse at Colorado disabled center, staff cites 'paranormal activity'

By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — A federal report has uncovered several abuses at a Pueblo center for people with severe intellectual disabilities.

The Denver Post...

Disabled man who drove up Pikes Peak gets license, shows driverless tech's potential
Disabled man who drove up Pikes Peak gets license, shows driverless tech's potential

By: - 0 Yesterday

DETROIT — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He...

Live Well: What is ChiRunning? How can it heal, prevent running injuries?
Live Well: What is ChiRunning? How can it heal, prevent running injuries?

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

When it comes to running, there's a wide gap between Phoebe on "Friends" and Olympic star Allyson Felix.

You might recall the former's...

Baby born with DNA from 3 people, first from new technique

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

NEW YORK — Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people — the mother, the...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Sept. 27, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 27, 2016

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Upside to morning sickness: Fewer miscarriages, stillbirths
Upside to morning sickness: Fewer miscarriages, stillbirths

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

CHICAGO — It's dreaded by moms-to-be but morning sickness is actually a good sign — for the baby, a government study shows, confirming common...

Man, woman revived by opioid-blocker Narcan during its first week with Colorado county deputies
Man, woman revived by opioid-blocker Narcan during its first week with Colorado county deputies

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Authorities in Arapahoe County are crediting the opioid-blocker naloxone — known by its trade name Narcan — with reviving an overdosing man and woman...

Warning issued after 20 sickened by raw milk from ranch in Pueblo County
Warning issued after 20 sickened by raw milk from ranch in Pueblo County

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Up to 20 people have been sickened from raw milk supplied by a ranch in Pueblo County, leading health officials to warn against drinking...

Leprosy found in California elementary school student
Leprosy found in California elementary school student

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

LOS ANGELES — A case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student, sending...

Hundreds of military, VA patients warned of dirty endoscope risk at Air Force Academy clinic
Hundreds of military, VA patients warned of dirty endoscope risk at Air Force Academy clinic

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

A bungled cleaning procedure for medical equipment at a clinic shared by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Air Force Academy could put 267...

Lawmakers want perjury investigation over costly Colorado VA hospital
Lawmakers want perjury investigation over costly Colorado VA hospital

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 22, 2016

A bipartisan group of lawmakers formally asked the U.S. Justice Department Thursday to investigate whether Veterans Affairs Department executives...

Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier
Colorado medical pot law poised to add PTSD as qualifier

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

DENVER — Post-traumatic stress disorder may be added to Colorado's medical marijuana program — over the Health Department's objections.

A...

The '5-second rule' for eating food? Scientists just demonstrated how gross it is
The '5-second rule' for eating food? Scientists just demonstrated how gross it is

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Imagine it's lunch. You are holding a fat slice of watermelon. It looks delicious. You move in for a bite. But something goes terribly wrong. The...

Health insurance rates up more than 20 percent in Colorado
Health insurance rates up more than 20 percent in Colorado

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

DENVER — Coloradans shopping for health insurance will see double-digit rate hikes next year, a result of insurers leaving the market and cutting...

Loathe your job in your 20s or 30s? That may hurt your health by your 40s
Loathe your job in your 20s or 30s? That may hurt your health by your 40s

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Your first job can be a grind. Many of us start out in gigs that we never thought we'd have to take.

For those of us who are lucky, the...

Company launches online tool to help find missing people with Alzheimer's disease
Company launches online tool to help find missing people with Alzheimer's disease

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

A free online tool launched by Home Instead Senior Care Network will allow caregivers in Colorado Springs to alert family, friends and others to be...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Sept. 20, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

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ACLU sues Colorado Medicaid over treatment of hep C patients

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 19, 2016

DENVER — The ACLU has filed a federal class action lawsuit seeking to expand access under Colorado Medicaid to a drug to treat hepatitis C.

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Memorial Hospital CEO George Hayes to step down
Memorial Hospital CEO George Hayes to step down

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Memorial Hospital's president and CEO plans to step down in early November, ending a nearly three-year run as one of the region's most powerful...

Donated breast milk can make world of difference to babies, say Colorado Springs hospitals
Donated breast milk can make world of difference to babies, say Colorado Springs hospitals

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Human breast milk, no matter whose it is, does a baby good.

Lisa Tuttle's second son, Henry, was born at 26 weeks and weighed 1 pound and 11...

Fact Check: Is marijuana safer than alcohol?
Fact Check: Is marijuana safer than alcohol?

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Arizona is one of five states with marijuana legalization on the ballot this fall, and the state's Republican governor, Doug Ducey, is not happy...

Live Well: Start without being ready
Live Well: Start without being ready

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Sep 13, 2016

"What can you start without being ready?"

That question jumped off the page of a book I was reading recently and made me pause. And consider....

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Sept. 13, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 13, 2016

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Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Sept. 6, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 6, 2016

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Tighten your family's food budget without skimping on nutrition
Tighten your family's food budget without skimping on nutrition

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 6, 2016

As I've reflected on our summer months, the fun moments and the misses, I've noticed that the money we spent on activities skyrocketed -...

“My Stroke of Insight” author Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor to speak on brain injury and recovery

Fri, Sep 23, 2016 - 1:48 PM 0

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